Q1 2013 sees a healthy €7.9 billion in retail investment across Europe, with the UK and Germany reporting €2.4 billion and €2.1 billion respectively.
Strong focus on core product, but first signs of interest in some more peripheral markets. Ireland is seeing strong international interest as its economy turns the corner. This is helped further by reduced stamp duty and a Capital Gains Tax waiver.
High Street retail is seeing a notable increase in investor interest –as forecast by the latest CBRE Investor Intentions Survey 2013.
Source : CBRE